Published Reseach Using Headspace

Howells, A., Ivtzan, I., & Eiroa-Orosa, F. (2014). Putting the 'app' in Happiness: A Randomised Controlled Trial of a Smartphone-Based Mindfulness Intervention to Enhance Wellbeing. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10902-014-9589.
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Laurie, J., & Blandford, A. (2016). Making time for mindfulness. International journal of medical informatics.
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Lim D, Condon P, DeSteno D (2015). Mindfulness and Compassion: An Examination of Mechanism and Scalability. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0118221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118221
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Mani, M., Kavanagh, D. J., Hides, L. & Stoyanov, S. R. (2015). Review and Evaluation of Mindfulness-Based iPhone Apps. JMIR: mHealth uHealth, 3(3): e82.
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Taylor, M., Hageman, J. R., & Brown, M. (2016). A Mindfulness Intervention for Residents: Relevance for Pediatricians. Pediatric Annals, 45(10), e373-e376.
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Published Protocols Using Headspace

Johnstone, J. M., Roake, C., Sheikh, I., Mole, A., Nigg, J. T., & Oken, B. (2016). School-based mindfulness intervention for stress reduction in adolescents: Design and methodology of an open-label, parallel group, randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 4, 99-104.
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Noone, C., & Hogan, M. J. (2016). A protocol for a randomised active-controlled trial to evaluate the effects of an online mindfulness intervention on executive control, critical thinking and key thinking dispositions in a university student sample. BMC psychology, 4(1), 1.
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Poster Presentations Using Headspace

Taylor M, Hageman J, Brown M. Mindfulness for pediatric residents. Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; April 25-28, 2015; San Diego, CA.

Yang, E., Schamber, M. A., Meyer, R., Gold, J. I. (2014, September) Mindfulness Meditation for Medical Students. Poster session presented at Innovations in Medical Education Conference at the University of Southern California

Pending Publications Using Headspace

Bennike I.H., Wieghorst, A., Kirk, U., Brief online-based mindfulness training reduces mind wandering.

Lim, M. D., & Patterson, M. D. Investigating whether executive functioning, working memory capacity, & long-term memory can be improved by cognitive training.

Noone, C., & Hogan, M. J. A randomised active-controlled trial to evaluate the effects of an online mindfulness intervention on executive control, critical thinking and key thinking dispositions in a university student sample.

Grant Submissions

Research Team / Institution Title Grant Authority
Reynolds B., Webster, M., & Shelton, B. Online Mindfulness Training to Reduce Impulsive Behavior in Rural Adolescent Smokers National Institutes of Health (R01 mechanism)

Clinical Trials

Institution Name Study Title
Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust A Randomised Controlled Trial of Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Insomnia
Barts Health NHS Trust A smartphone app using psychological approaches for women with chronic pelvic pain (MEMPHIS): a randomised feasibility trial

In-house Headspace Research

Research run by Headspace Study Title
Headspace The effects of 10 and 30 mindfulness meditation sessions on happiness
Headspace The impact of 10 meditation sessions on stress, mood and attention
Headspace The impact of a single session of mindfulness meditation on affective state & cardiovascular variables

External Research Collaborations

Institution running research Study Title
New York University, Mindful education lab Growth mindsets and meditation.
Turnaround for Children Leveraging Skills and Mindsets to Promote Academic Achievement
University of Kentucky The effects of mindfulness training on impulsive behavior in adolescent smokers.
Kaiser Permanente A pilot study of a mobile-based mindfulness intervention for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and their family caregivers within a large integrated health care system
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Examining the effectiveness of two smartphone applications for improving symptoms of insomnia
Oregon Health and Science University School-based mindfulness intervention for stress reduction in adolescents: An open-label, parallel group, randomized controlled trial
Emory University The effect of meditation on stress in call centre employees
University of Exeter Making Identity Matter: Evaluating the impact of social identity on mindful practice and related benefits
Maastricht University Study 1: The interplay of mindfulness and personality at work: A randomized control trial with active and passive control groups.
Study 2: The benefits of mindfulness meditation for authentic leadership: a field experiment
University of Surrey Mindfulness and workplace outcomes: A multi-method evaluation of the Headspace meditation application
Monash University Conquering Compulsivity: Re-training the Brain with Physical Exercise and Mindfulness Meditation.
University of Miami Attentional degradation over the academic semester.
Northeastern University Does mindfulness attenuate aggression?
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Does mindfulness improve medical student performance?
University of Otago Mobile Mindfulness: A randomised controlled trial